Lottin, Victor Charles

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Name
Lottin, Victor Charles Gender: M
born on 26 October 1795 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 03°31' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 17°43 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 09°31'



Biography

French frigate captain and geographer who took part in the voyage made around the world by the Astrolabe, under the command of Dumont-d'Urville. He served as a lieutenant on the research expedition to Iceland and Greenland. During these two excursions, Lottin drew several maps and gathered a large quantity of objects of natural history, and made mention of the aurora borealis, inserted in the Annales Maritimes (1839). He was a member of the Academy of Sciences, Section of Geography and Navigation (elected in 1852) and a Knight of the Legion of Honour.

He died at Versailles on 18 February 1858.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)

Events

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.

Categories

  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Geography
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer